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    Re: 345 trans slipping

    Ok, sounds beyond what I know. I think to go up steep hills with a hydrostatic transmission you don't want to push the peddle down all the way. Let off to lose speed, but gain "power".
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    Re: 345 trans slipping

    Don't you let off these hydrostatic transmissions to go up steep grades?
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    And I don't think you can put 11,000# on the truck axles (~4000# in the bed) AND tow 13,000#. Towing 13,000# requires no extra load in the truck.
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    Re: What cutting deck do I want??

    My dad has a 445 with the 60" deck and 2200+ hours only mowing. He complains a bit about an uneven cut but he is pretty fussy - it looks fine to me. In my opinion it has plenty of power for the 60"...
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    Re: Price check 1734E w/ L105E loader

    You can build and price here to get a starting point:

    Massey Ferguson 1700E Series Economy Compact Tractors

    Sounds high to me, but I haven't priced tractors since 2010 when I got my 1635, for...
  6. Thread: 1635 tlb

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: 1635 tlb

    I had the same question about weight. See below. Someday I will get it to the local scales and find out for sure what it weighs. Towing it behind my 3500 (gasser) there is no doubt it is there,...
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    Re: Here it is....my new 1749

    Beautiful!
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    Re: 1635 hyd fluid/filter change

    On my 1635 it is on the right side of the engine compartment, inside from the right front tire. It is painted gray from the factory so it might be hard to spot if it hasn't been changed previously,...
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    Re: How reliable are JD lawn tractors?

    Was that 355 at a dealer around Albany?
  10. 3-Point Hitch Re: GC1720 3-point hitch will not raise (it is not locked)

    That is the way my 1635 is setup. Very handy!
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    Re: Remove your hitch.

    According to the local Sheriffs here it is not illegal. There was a big panic a year or 2 ago here so we checked and they said it is fine to leave them in.
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    Comparison Re: LT133 vs LT150

    I have a LT180. Same transmission as the LT150. Mine transmission went out at ~400 hours. Now have 700 on it and still working good. It is the k46 tuff-torq transmission that is not the best, but...
  13. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Stupid double post
  14. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I've seen doubles on 88 recently. Relatively small trailers, but for years I never noticed any. Maybe something changed recently?
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    Re: Bad purchase experience

    When I was tractor shopping I wore a ratty JD hat to the Kubota dealer and got a nice new Kubota hat given to me. Then wore the Kubota hat over to the JD dealer and got a nice new JD hat. Ended up...
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    Re: Woods BB72 blades "stuck"

    Thanks, I looked at it again today and the blades broke loose with a little effort by hand so I think it is fine.
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    Woods BB72 blades "stuck"

    There is a Woods Brushbull 72 for sale locally. It looks in pretty good shape, has been used but not too bad. Only problem I see is that the blades are "stuck" to their housing. Is this a common...
  18. Re: Fill me in guys on John Deere's 345 model please

    How many hours are these good for? There is a 2000 for sale near me with 1004 hours for a decent price. Did the 2000's have the updated (metal) cam gear?
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    Re: looking to upgrade a Gc2610

    I have Massey's CB20 on it. It works good. Wouldn't mind a bit more power to move the rear of the tractor easier, but I have rimguard loaded big R4's so there is a lot of weight to move.
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    Re: looking to upgrade a Gc2610

    The stumps were mostly ugly cherry. In the rockier sections it might take a bit more work, but it still wasn't too bad. It did help to leave the stump ~2 feet high and use that leverage to help...
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    Re: looking to upgrade a Gc2610

    My 1635 with backhoe pulls up to 12" stumps pretty easily. Above that I have to work a bit - find a main root or 2 and break them then it can pull the rest of the stump. 12" seems to be about the...
  22. Re: NEW Massey Ferguson 1700 Economy Series Pictures

    Thanks for the pics. All in all it looks fine but I will agree with the previous posters, why not use the 1600/1700 style headlights - they look so much better; and (on all tractors) I think the...
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    Re: Ramps for your ramps?

    I've done this with some scrap wood. Worked good to get a Dodge Stratus on (and off) my trailer. Prior to that I loaded a similar car without ramps and ripped part of the exhaust off. Luckily it...
  24. Re: What's the difference between 5200 & 6000 lb axles?

    I know all trailers are different, but my 12,000# trailer has 8 lug axles/wheels. Mine is a couple years old, but the specs haven't changed (at least not much).

    20ft Flat Deck Trailer 12000# GVW...
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    Re: MF 1700 Series Compacts Tractors

    Ok, thank you.
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    Re: MF 1700 Series Compacts Tractors

    So if my tractor is over at my dads, it is covered by my insurance? I have a 1635 purchased in 8/2010 and I got the insurance then but my dealer told me it only covered while at my residence.
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    Re: Comparing 1635 vs JD3520 and Boomer35

    I looked at both the 1635 and 3520 and the 1635 just seemed like more tractor to me, for the same or less money. Love the 1635 every time I use it. Very stable, powerful, no issues. Even my dad, a...
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    Re: Massey Ferguson Question

    Not according to this:

    TractorData.com - Massey Ferguson tractors sorted by model
  29. Comparison Re: Kubota L3800 vs Massey 1635 ? Please help me make the right decision.

    I'm late to the party, but I have a 1635 with 250 +/- hours and it has been great. Nothing to complain about. I'm pretty sure you will love it.
  30. Buying Advice Re: First post shopping for Kubota 32 46 HP range question on Backhow attachment

    I have a Massey 1635 with a backhoe which is a touch bigger than the Kubota you are looking for. For what you mention using it for I believe it would be absolutely fine. If your "watering hole"...
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    Re: LT160 loses power going up hill

    The transmission on my LT180 was doing the same thing around 400 hours. I replaced it with a new one ($900) and it has been good sofar (650 hours).
  32. Thread: New 2605

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: New 2605

    Thanks for the pics, great looking tractor.
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    Brush Hog blades

    Sorry for the noob question but I bought an old, used 5' howse brush hog that needs a bit of work. Mainly, one of the blades is bent up and hitting the top of the cutter. Do I need a Howse blade, or...
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    Re: Digging a Pond with a BX

    If we use the 1500 cubic yards from above and assume full (struck) buckets (0.1815 cubic yards on Kubota's site with the bigger bucket) coming out we come up with 8265 loads. If we assume 5 minutes...
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    Re: 1635 hyd fluid/filter change

    Yes, thank you!
  36. Re: Newby from NY looking for a sub compact tractor

    All are good machines. Go sit on all of them, test drive, and see what dealer(s) you are comfortable with. The Bobcats have been discontinued so I would shy away from that unless you get a deal...
  37. Thread: new 1529

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: new 1529

    Very nice, looks quite dry there.
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    Re: 1635 hyd fluid/filter change

    Thanks, I believe I saw that. It looked smaller than what I was thinking (see what that does for me) but I will check it out tonight.
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    Re: 1635 hyd fluid/filter change

    Can you explain where this is (or take a picture)? I did the 50 hour service with my dad and we either didn't do this or he did it without me looking and I have no idea where it is. I took what I...
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    Re: Yours is smaller...

    Here was delivery of 1/2 of a train car to a local tourist RR a couple years ago.
  41. Comparison Re: Why did you ultimately choose a Massey Ferguson?

    It is spooky how I could have wrote this post. I almost wouldn't change a thing (maybe distance to dealers, but it is close).
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    Buying Advice Re: New MF1635 on Order - Accessories?

    Looks great!
  43. Thread: 2615 mod #1

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: 2615 mod #1

    Looks good, I like it alot.
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    Buying Advice Re: New MF1635 on Order - Accessories?

    Yea, not sure why the dealer wouldn't want to install the block heater. Mine installed mine at my place while under warrenty without any questions.
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    Re: NEW MASSEY OWNER!! (1643)

    Nice looking tractor (and implements)!
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    Financing Re: Are these really equal (GC2xxx)

    I'll be in the market for a new mower in a year or 2 and that is certainly an option I am looking at.
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    Re: MASSEY 1529 OR 1532

    Yep, powershuttle.
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    Re: MASSEY 1529 OR 1532

    Started the same here with the wife laughing at the BX25 size. Ended up with a 1635. Haven't regretted it once.
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    Price Check Re: John Deere X720

    Price seems high to me with that many hours. What deck does it have and a bagger or anything else?

    JOHN DEERE X720, Used JOHN DEERE X720, JOHN DEERE X720 For Sale At TractorHouse.com - Page 1
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    Re: CountyLine Tillers

    I did the same thing. Very happy sofar.
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    Buying Advice Re: 1532 HST or Shuttle?

    Lookin Nice :thumbsup:
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    Buying Advice Re: stone crushing

    Around here the crushers at the local quarries are transportable and are moved from quarry to quarry. Maybe you could stockpile rock and have one of them come in and crush on your property? The...
  53. Tiller Re: Tillers - King Kutter II vs King Kutter Professional . . . ??

    Somewhere on here a King Kutter rep said the same thing as above. Same gearbox and "driveline" in both.
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    Buying Advice Re: Need advice on a tractor purchase

    Do you know the hours on it? Compare the price to the prices here:
    JOHN DEERE 950, Used JOHN DEERE 950, JOHN DEERE 950 For Sale At TractorHouse.com - Page 2

    Go to tractorhouse.com and search...
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    Re: Windshield washer fluid to load tires?

    I have the beet juice (Rim Guard) in my tires from Elkunds and everything I have read says that that is the way to go, but maybe expensive. No problems with mine. Are you only looking at Kubota's?
  56. Thread: MF 1532

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: MF 1532

    Rule #1 - you must post pictures of any new tractor.

    But really, nice tractor.
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    Re: Unloading king kutter II with a 1635

    Thanks for the advice everyone. I ended up getting the Woods TC60 from the local dealer after I talked him down a bit. My 1635 picked it out of the back of my truck just fine.
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    Re: Unloading king kutter II with a 1635

    Thanks, I have a backhoe and loaded tires so I should be fine there. There is nothing flat here except the road but that isn't too busy so it should work. Any idea if it will come on an open or...
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    Unloading king kutter II with a 1635

    Would I have any trouble unloading a 60" king kutter II tiller (700# +/-) off a freight truck with my 1635? I have no idea how this works so any advice would be great. I would like to buy local but...
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    Re: Cabela's selling KK

    If you do, let me know. I'm quite interested for that price.
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    Re: Cabela's selling KK

    Shipping appears to be $2 right now with their special? Seems quite low. Maybe I am missing something.
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    Re: Cross Country Dump trailer

    We just got one here at work last spring and we have had no problems with it. It seems to be well built.
  63. Buying Advice Re: Kubota, Kioti, John Deere, Bobcat, Mahindra or Massey Ferguson Which one is best?

    I have a Massey 1635 with ~120 hours on it and love it. I have 12 acres of which ~5 are overgrown pasture with many fruit trees (apple and pear). There is no way I think I could mow very well with...
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    Re: Steering on 1600 series MF

    Yes, thanks. My 1635 will do the same thing once in awhile with a full bucket. Good to hear that it is normal.
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    Re: Is it worth the effort?

    Yep, that's what I get for trying to do it fast.
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    Re: Is it worth the effort?

    18 acres x 43,560 ft^2/ac = 784,080 ft^2 / 5' brushhog (assuming full 5' cut) = 156,816 ft driven / 5280 ft/mile = 29.7 miles. Assume brushhoging at 3 mph (wag) = 89.1 hours. That is a lot of time,...
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Any thoughts or comments here? Massey 1635 tlb on a 12,000# trailer. Figure weight of tractor and trailer in the 9500# range. Dad's truck is a 2007 2500 hd with the 6.0 gas engine, rated for...
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    Re: 1635 hydraulic filter

    I ended up changing the fluid and filter on friday evening. Everything went fine, no suprises. If you find a filter under the tractor, can you get a picture of it?

    I think your Tacoma will...
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    Re: 1635 hydraulic filter

    I haven't done it yet. Either later today or more likely this weekend. I'm still not convinced the filter near the right front is the main filter, but I plan to find out.
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    Dealer Re: What do you look for in a dealer?

    I agree with all advice sofar except I like a salesperson to ask me if I need help. I will tell them if I am serious or just "kicking tires" that day. But don't bager me. It pisses me off when I...
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    Re: 1635 hydraulic filter

    Well, apparently it is the "small" filter located by the right front tire, outside of the frame rail. The new one I got was much bigger so I had ruled that out (thinking it was maybe an extra filter...
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    1635 hydraulic filter

    Stupid question here, but where is the hydraulic filter located? I tried to do the 50 hr. service and can't figure out where it is. The dealer recommended only changing the filter and not the...
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    Re: New Phoenix tiller

    Nice looking tiller.:thumbsup:


    I'd say pretty close. :cool:

    Phoenix T4 Series Value Model 59" 3 point hitch, Tractor PTO Driven Economy Rotary Tiller from Sigma

    I'll be looking for one for...
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    Thorn Apple thorns

    This is probably a stupid question, but do I have to worry about my tires getting a flat working with some thorn apple trees that I have cut down. I have them around a burn pit and want to push them...
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    Re: Like a kid on XMas morning!!!

    It came on my 1635 and I love it. I have no idea if it's something the dealer added or if it is standard, but after using it I can't imagine working without it.
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    1635 tlb weight

    Does anyone have a good guess as to the weight of a 1635 powershuttle with rimguard loaded 17.5L-24 r4 rear tires, DL120 loader with 66" hd bucket and CB20 backhoe? I'm getting a trailer for it and...
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    Re: Awsome price on weight dist. hitch

    Got mine too. Thanks.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Awsome price on weight dist. hitch

    To add to this question, the 2500 hd Chevy's I think have 2.5" recievers with a spacer to neck it down to 2". Would this WD hitch work with that?
  79. Thread: 1635 tlb

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: 1635 tlb

    The tractor and loader were $23,300 and the hoe was $7900 for a total of $31,200. This was in August with 0% for 72 months. From what I have seen since it seems the hoe has gone up in price (and...
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    Re: Present in the mail today.

    Got mine yesterday.:thumbsup:
  81. Re: MF 1652 cab w/Dyna QPS is this a fair deal?

    The CB20 sounds high to me. I paid $7900 for one on a 1635 platform at the end of August. I have no idea on the 1652 cab.
  82. Thread: 1635 tlb

    by Flying MXZ
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    Re: 1635 tlb

    Powershuttle.

    I forgot the bucket is the 66" HD SS. 16" bucked on the hoe, seems to dig our glacial till w/ no problem but it is quite wet right now.
  83. Thread: 1635 tlb

    by Flying MXZ
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    1635 tlb

    Just thought I would throw up some pics of my new tractor. I'd like to thank everyone here for their advice (direct or otherwise - lots of information here).

    Some details - Powershuttle, Rimguard...
  84. Re: MF 1600 series cash payment incentive just got downgraded

    The link in the first post to Massey's site says 0% of 60 months. I don't care as I am in at 0 for 72.
  85. Re: MF 1600 series cash payment incentive just got downgraded

    The o% for 72 months is gone also, down to 0% for 60 months. Good thing I ordered my 1635 tlb at the end of August. Tractor is in:thumbsup:, still waiting for the CB20 hoe.:mad:
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    Re: New 3320 pics

    I've been looking for a tractor in that size with a loader and backhoe just like you got. I must not be too far from you as I am between Delhi and Stamford. I really like the MF's at Eklunds but...
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    Re: mf 1533 with fel

    Sweet tractor. I'm torn between the 1529 and 1533. Your price was less than I was quoted on a 1529 (w/ loader) locally. Was your price with the 0% for 72 months or cash with a free loader?
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    Re: JD prices over the last 2 years

    I'd love to know where this was. I started looking for a 2305 size but have since decided it would be too small for my 12 acres. Caz. in Oneonta and Delaware Sports in Walton were both $18,000 for...
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    Re: Heads up on a used JD 790 TLB

    I would love that, but I hate auctions.
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    Re: JD prices over the last 2 years

    Be careful on the online configurator, the 2305 tlb price does not include the loader, you have to add it seperate. It makes no sense but it has caught many a person (myself included). With the...
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    Buying Advice Re: Are JD x300 trannies bad?????

    All hydrostatics. I know the ones in the CUT's are much better than the k46, but I am a bit old school and like my gears.
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    Buying Advice Re: Are JD x300 trannies bad?????

    I got ~400 hours out of the k46 in my LT180 and was not happy about that. I'm looking at CUT's now (28-30 horse) and am afraid of the hydrostatic because of that failure.
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    Re: Good Deal on Montana Limited 300dtc?

    Thanks. I am waiting to get the tractor I want. An "offbrand" and no dealers nearby is not worth the deal/risk ratio to me.
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    Re: Good Deal on Montana Limited 300dtc?

    Nice tractor. I see one advertized somewhat near me for THOUSANDS less than the MF1529 tlb that I am looking at and can't afford. I could afford the 320 but am awful leary of the Montana situation....
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    Re: New 1528 arrives tomorrow. How'd I do?

    Awsome. I am looking at either a 1528 or 1529. I don't see much loader work (mostly light backhoe - no mowing) and I don't mind gears so I think I might lean toward the 1529. I'll get a tiller and...
  96. Thread: B2320 or ?

    by Flying MXZ
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    Buying Advice B2320 or ?

    I think I am looking at a B2320. I started looking at the BX25/JD2305 but they are not big enough to me (or my wife). I want a loader and backhoe, but may get an aftermarket (3pt) backhoe. I will...
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